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Name: Frederick L. PlunkertHonored by The Carroll...


Name: Frederick L. Plunkert

Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Being inducted into the Carroll County Volunteer Firemen's Association's Hall of Fame

Age: 56

Residence; hometown: Westminster

Education: Westminster High School graduate; career-related college courses

Family: Wife: Barbara Lee; sons: Daniel of Uniontown Road and Bobby at home; daughter: Judy Sartori of Gettysburg, expecting her first child in four months

Place of worship: Westminster Church of the Brethren

Activities/hobbies: Retired last February after 29 years with the Baltimore County Fire Department as a fire apparatus driver/operator; owns and operates Westminster Fire Extinguisher Service Inc.; volunteer with Westminster Volunteer Fire Department since 1960, previously was a paid engineer for three years with the company; has been president, vice president, chief and assistant chief, currently a lieutenant; enjoys bowling, swimming, antique tractors, camping

Accomplishments: Baltimore County Fireman of the Year during his career

Recipient's comments: "I was very surprised. I couldn't quite believe it. They give you a real nice certificate that's like a proclamation. I've been real active over the years and held a lot of offices and represented the company at conventions and meetings."

Nominations: Call 876-8771, 857-0550 or (800) 829-8000, Ext. 6595, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays; you also can FAX your information to 876-0233.

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